InfoSpace Appoints Eric Emans as CFO
InfoSpace, a developer of metasearch products, has appointed Eric Emans as chief financial officer (CFO) and treasurer. Emans has served as interim CFO and treasurer since August 2011. Prior to assuming the role of interim CFO and treasurer in August 2011, Emans served as chief accounting officer of InfoSpace since January 2008 and as corporate controller from September 2006 until January 2008. His management responsibilities have included leading the accounting organisation, overseeing financial reporting, managing the company’s business intelligence functions, and Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance. In addition, he has been an integral part of the merger and acquisition (M&A) and financial operations support teams.
Emans also served as director of operations at Corbis Mobile from December 2005 to September 2006, where he was responsible for mobile business operations. Prior to that, he served in a variety of positions at InfoSpace, including senior manager of revenue assurance, and senior manager of finance. Emans began his career at Deloitte & Touche, where he served as an auditor. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Washington and is a licensed certified public accountant (CPA) in Washington State.